London Shopping: Spitalfields Market

  • . THE HAND STITCHED-BAGS and charming mosaic patio tables recall the livelier days of Camden market: more uniquely crafted fare and fewer florescent, glow-in-the-dark key chains.
  • . The people of Spitalfields Market take pride in this.
  • . Many of them have changed professions and chased dreams to open up some of London's quirkiest shops, spending most of their days holed up in the old fruit and vegetable market that was originally founded by King Charles II, in 1682.
  • . A recent marketing campaign comes as the market is set to undergo minor structural development, and the Spitalfields Marketing Group, a board made up of retailers and restaurateurs, hopes to raise its profile amongst the rubble of nearby building work.
  • . "It is an alternative to the high street, " she said, "It's independently owned, no chains, with usually original pieces, most fair trade." Spitalfields is mainly known for its daily markets, where aspiring artists and designers hawk makeshift stalls full of their crafts.

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  • . Their itinerary will include attending London Venue Expo, visiting Canary Wharf and Spitalfields Market, and enjoying an exclusive networking event and dinner at Lloyds of London, where they will have the opportunity to meet with Visit London partners. | London Shopping | Spitalfields Market London | 109 Commercial Street, between Lamb and Brushfield Streets | London hotel and vacation experts
  • . The stalls in the old covered market are the place to look for something original, of excellent quality and value for money.
  • . Sundays are busiest, with over 200 stalls operating, including a specialist organic market.
  • . On weekdays between 11:00 and 16:00 the markets' varied stalls are quieter, except at lunchtime, when the choice of eating places attracts the young City crowd.
  • . On Fridays, over 50 young designers show their work at the Fashion Market.
  • . Find out about Name: Spitalfields Market Address: 109 Commercial Street, between Lamb and Brushfield Streets Opening: 10:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday .
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  • . The Arkansas is a homely looking place with a few chairs and tables on the edge of Spitalfields Market, and all the meat served here is sourced, fresh and delicious, from the nearby traders.
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  • 21 June 2002 market forces The way to rural regeneration may lie in urban stomachs.
  • . Esther Harward tracks the rise and rise of farmers’ markets A stone’s throw from a city housing estate in an area dogged by deprivation and poor health, food growers pile fresh fruit and veg, bread and eggs onto stalls in anticipation of a decent day’s takings.
  • . They find it’s usually worthwhile coming into the city because of ‘footfall’ - people passing by who drop in out of curiosity - and because they have accumulated a loyal following who prefer to come here rather then go to the supermarket.
  • . The local community likes the market because the food tastes fantastic, the price of seasonal fruit and veg compares well with supermarkets, and the sellers are keen to chat about their produce - how it is grown and how to cook it.
  • . This farmers’ market in Peckham, south London, is good for both buyer and seller, and the signs that this model should be expanded could not be clearer.

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  • . Although the SRB programme came to an end in March, Cityside has another 1.5m to continue its training and marketing services for small companies over the next couple of years.
  • . Cityside’s efforts to market the area as a culinary capital through the annual festivals and promotions in magazines such as Time Out have succeeded in attracting more people to the area, and as a result restaurants have been able to put their prices up, he adds.
  • . Mr Bramidge acknowledges that rents have also shot up, leaving the area with a shortage of affordable workspace, but says this is because the local property market is finally catching up with the rest of London.
  • . On the west side of Brick Lane is historic Spitalfields market, selling designer clothes and organic produce.
  • . The name Banglatown was dreamt up as a marketing ploy by Tower Hamlets Council to promote Brick Lane’s Bangladeshi shops and restaurants.
  • . But crime, unemployment and anti-social behaviour is still a far bigger problem on the estates than it is for the gentrified area surrounding Spitalfields Market.

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  • . These address changes to the human medicines directive, and to the regulation that established the European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products (the EMEA) and a Community marketing authorisation procedure for certain human and veterinary medicines.
  • . Any directive must reflect the realities of our labour market.
  • . London Wholesale Markets Review: Government Response Baroness Wilkins asked Her Majesty's Government: When they will make their response to the report of the review of London wholesale markets.
  • . The recommendations of the report The report concluded that markets perform an important but reduced function in the distribution of perishable foods.
  • . In order to meet the changing needs of the market, and especially of the catering supply trade, the existing markets should be consolidated to provide three composite markets each providing facilities for the sale of fruit and vegetables, meat and fish, so allowing catering customers to meet all their needs in one market.

    House of Commons - Agriculture - Eighth Report
  • Search House of Commons - Agriculture - Eighth Report Select Committee on Agriculture EIGHTH REPORT The Agriculture Committee has agreed to the following Report:- NEW COVENT GARDEN MARKET Introduction 1.
  • . New Covent Garden Market is a wholesale horticultural market which was brought within the remit of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF) by the Covent Garden Market Act 1961.
  • . The Act also established the Covent Garden Market Authority (CGMA) as a public statutory corporation to run the Market originally at its traditional site in central London, and since 1974 at its 56-acre site at Nine Elms in the London Borough of Wandsworth.
  • . For the financial year 1998/99, this balance is expected to amount to 914, 000. However, MAFF is required to transfer this sum to the Consolidated Fund and so derives no financial benefit from its ownership of the Market. 3.
  • . the conditions under which it might be sold as a going concern". This has been welcomed by the Authority and by Wandsworth Borough Council, as providing a more certain future for the Market. As yet the primary legislation which would be required to implement the Minister's policy has not been forthcoming.

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  • Corporate Information 17/9/2003 Regenerating London s Spitalfields a remarkable success story The 16-year regeneration programme of Old Spitalfields market, to the east of Liverpool Street station, is now under way with the development of an exciting new scheme, Bishops Square which will consist of 70, 000 m2 (750, 000 sq.
  • . Bishops Square will be complimentary to the market and the local retail offer. The imaginative open and covered areas have been designed as a coherent set of spaces linked by pedestrian thoroughfares permeating the scheme with a variety of uses, following consultation with interested local groups.
  • . In addition to the improved Crispin Street and the new covered Crispin Square , these include the re-opening of Lamb Street and the new Market Street . The open areas will feature high quality landscaping and provide for performance space and other activities to ensure that they enhance the character of the regenerated Spitalfields.
  • . The existing 1928 buildings on Brushfield Street will be retained and will feature seven residential units including some for key workers as well as retail units, fronting both Brushfield Street and Market Street . There will also be 14 residential units in a new building in Lamb Street to compliment the existing residential development in Elder Gardens .

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    [E-digest] Artsadmin e-digest part 2 issue 215
  • . JOBS and unpaid OPPORTUNITIES D.1 Marketing Manager: Forced Entertainment D.2 Ricochet Lead Artist D.3 Administration Assistant - Dead Earnest Theatre D.4 Graphic Designer WANTED D.5 Work Experience Opportunities D.6 LANWest (Live Art North West) Project Coordinator/Trainee Producer D.7 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES, THE CLOD ENSEMBLE D.8 PRIVATE SECRETARY to the CHAIR of Culture and Education, JUDE KELLY OBE E.
  • . JOBS and unpaid OPPORTUNITIES D.1 Marketing Manager: Forced Entertainment ‘One of Britain’s greatest theatre companies.’ The Guardian Forced Entertainment are looking for a dynamic, creative and motivated individual to take the lead on marketing this unique international touring theatre company.
  • . You will be responsible for devising and implementing all the company’s marketing strategies.
  • . Experience of arts marketing and a keen interest in contemporary performance are essential.
  • . The Inspired Art Fair 2006 will be held in the magnificent Christ Church, opposite the Spitalfields market, from the 8th to the 12th of November.

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  • . We are currently researching and developing a new playwriting programme in the borough of Hackney and are looking for a freelance arts administrator for one week's work in March/April 2006; candidates must have previous experience in new writing, audience development and marketing, as well as budgeting.
  • . 07787 508553 E.3 la nuit intime Monday 20th February (8pm ­ last entry at 9.30pm) The Spitz, 109 Commercial St, Old Spitalfields Market Box Office: 0207 392 9032 Tickets: £12 (£10 Conc) balletLORENT takes contemporary dance into a nightclub environment and you will see the dark corners come alive with pockets of dance choreography.
  • . F.2 TWO ROOMS AVAILABLE FROM 9th of February 2006 Wentworth Street E1, next to Spitalfields Market and Brick Lane We are looking for 1 or 2 friendly & tidy people to move in and share a flat with 2 females working in theatre and film.
  • . Very near market, Rio cinema and Turkish rests...